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Mirabai Chanu Won Gold, Jeremy Improve his PB with Silver at Qatar International

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Former World Champion Mirabai Chanu won Gold medal with Total lift of 194kg. Her total lift is 7 KG less then her personal best lift of 201kg which she did in this year world Championship but was enough to fetch her gold.

Qatar International is Silver level event and ranking points of this event will be crutial for Final Tokyo Olympic ranking Cut.



She started with unsuccessful first lift but manage to lift 83kg in her second lift and was followed by another unsuccessful 87kg lift. Chanu has lifted 87kg successfully at world Championship 2019.

Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu at Qatar International, PC – Mirabai’s Twitter Handle

In clean and Jerk she lift 111kg in her first attampt. But was unable to lift 115kg and 116kg in next two attampt. Both the attampt was more then her Personal best of 114kg(at world championship).

To qualify for Tokyo, a weightlifter must compete in at least one event in each of the three periods of six months over November 2018 to April 2020, atleast six events overall. And among all compitition at least one should be gold level and another silver level event.

Mirabai Chanu Possible Olympic Competitors performance in period three

Talking about Mirabai’s possible compitition at Tokyo olympic Jiang Huihua of China who lift 212kg to win gold at world championship, won Gold at China World cup with Total lift of 210kg. RI Song Gum of North Korea who was World Championship bronze medlist this year with 204Kg improve to 209 at China World Cup.



Hou Zhihui of China was Bronze medlist at China World cup with 204kg .she had won Silver at world championship with Total lift of 211kg.

Also read – India’s Best Medal Prospects in Tokyo Olympics 2020

A country could sent only one weightlifter in each catageory so which mean China gonna have only one of Hou and Huihua in Olympic if they choose to complete in 49kg.

Chanu is currently 8th in 49kg ranking but once points of this event will be added she be rank fourth in the list and will guaranteed a olympic spot.

Mirabai has five compitition during olympic period so she have to compete in one more event to be eligible for Olympic Qualification spot.

Jeremy Won Silver Medal with Personal Best Performance

Jeremy Lalrinnunga IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championships 2017

Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the silver medal with a total lift of 306kg. He lift 140kg in snatch and 166kg in clean and jerk.

Jeremy who finish 21 in IWF world Championship this year with 296kg improve to 299kg at Asian Junior/ Youth Championship. Where he set youth World record. He won gold in Youth and Silver in Junior behind RI Ryong Hyon of North Korea who lift a massive 312kg.



Jeremy has shown massive improvement in recent time as he had best of 274 in 2018 which he did at Youth Olympic game where he won Gold medal. He has improve 32kg in last one year.

His 2019 started with Egat’s Cup where he did 14kg improvement over last international performance. He lift 288kg to win Silver medal. Then he lift 7kg more in Asian senior Championship where he finish 9th but did a Personal best of 297kg.Again improvement of 9kg over his last performance.

He has a Disappointed end at Commonwealth Senior/Junior/youth Championship where he could not lift in Clean and Jerk. He lift 136kg in Snatch which again was personal best for him in this.

17 year old Jeremy will gain some crutial point from here which also will complete his participation in all three periods .He is now eligible for Olympic Qualification spot if he stay inside cut as he has complete his six participation dusting olympic cycle. He will be rank 15-16 after this performance . One can find olympic Qualifications ranking here.

Rohan Sharma

Mechanical Engineer, Founder of Sportstalk24, Sports enthusiast from Himachal Pradesh. Fell in love with sports because of Leander Paes 

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